|Asbestos examples and disposal|
Many of these items present little or no risk during normal use if well
protected, however, a significant risk may be imposed if these materials are
"worked" on, e.g.. cut , drilled, sanded, cleaned etc.
Depending on the extent and type of material, you may require a licence,
or use a
Your local HSE office will be able to advise on the necessary PPE (personal protective equipment), methods of safe working, the regulations regarding removal and licensing if appropriate and the nearest disposal site.
In Norfolk there are two disposal sites available (as at 1st February 2008) their contact phone numbers are -
Each company will have their own conditions and cost structure, so give them a call for further information.
WARNING - do not dispose of asbestos waste in your normal rubbish containers, as this can result in fibre release, posing a serious health risk to someone else.
Just a few examples of common asbestos